Pakistan Reports Eight Deaths After Tally Of Coronavirus Cases Reach To 1102
Sindh and Punjab have major coronavirus patients with 410 and 323 cases respectively.
LAHORE: (UrduPoint/UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News-March 26th, 2020) Pakistan on Thursday reported eight deaths while the tally of confirmed cases of coronavirus reached to 1102, with Sindh having 410 cases, Punjab with323 cases,Balochistan 131, KP with 121, Gilgit-Baltistan with 84, Islamabad with 25 cases and Azad Jammu & Kashmir with one case.
Punjab and Sindh government have introduced complete shutdown to control spread of Coronavirus. Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan and Khyber PakhtoonKhawa governemtn also announced lockdowns against the virus.
World Health Organization Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said: “ To slow the spread of #COVID19, many countries introduced "lockdown" measures. But on their own, these measures will not extinguish epidemics. We call on all countries to use this time to attack the #coronavirus. You've created a 2nd window of opportunity,”.
Salman Bin Abdul Aziz also wrote: “ As the world confronts the COVID-19 pandemic and the challenges to healthcare systems and the global economy, we convene this extraordinary G20 summit to unite efforts towards a global response.,”.